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Police Report - February 23
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Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
Statesboro Police Arrests    
    Stacy Kevin Olliff, 36, Olliff Hill Road — wanted person.
    Elton Fulcher, 54, Savannah Avenue — simple battery.
    Nishant Randerwala, 23, Gray Fox Road. Hinesville — controlled sale of MDMA (Ecstasy).
    Jeffrey Johnson, 33, Wilma Brown Road, Register — driving with a suspended license, speeding, defective equipment.
    Stacy Arroyo-Espinoza, 32, Airstrip Road, Rocky Ford — disorderly conduct.
    James Darnell Parker, 29, Seed Tick Road, Ellabell —     battery.
    Michael Anthony James, 35, Varsity Lodge — disorderly conduct.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Matthew Daniel Teller , 22, Frances Lane, Brooklet — sale of marijuana.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    William J. Stafford, 40, Scotch Pine Avenue — DUI (refused test).
    Troopers issued six citations Wednesday for traffic violations.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      Thomas Quinn Barnett, 19, Robin Hood Trail — underage possession/consumption of alcohol and possession of a false I.D.
   Zachary Stephen Pridgen, 22,  Robin Hood Trail — public intoxication.
   Officers issued one traffic citation Wednesday.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    LANIER DRIVE — A man reported someone used his credit card at numerous locations without his permission. The card was used to make purchases at McDonalds, Wal-Mart, Shell stations, Flash Foods, and other businesses.
    EAGLE INN — Police arrested a woman for loud and boisterous behavior.
    SAVANNAH AVENUE — A woman told police her live-in boyfriend struck her twice in the face. The man denied doing so but was arrested.
    VAN BUREN STREET — A complainant reported a burglary, stating $159 was taken from a jacket pocket inside the home.
    PARK PLACE APARTMENTS — A Northland Cable representative reported tenants of an apartment had been receiving cable service illegally.
    24 EAST APARTMENTS — A woman returned home to find a strange female sitting on her porch. The unknown female told her she had been invited via a computer conversation to visit a man who lived there. The man in question was the complainant's husband, who was not home. The visiting woman was taken to the Statesboro Police Department, where she arranged transportation back to Savannah.
    PALMETTO COURT — A woman told police the father of her child came to see his son, but became irate when she asked for financial support for the child. he pushed her down, causing a cut to the lip. Later, the woman discovered her purse missing and said the man took it and the $240 inside. She later told police he returned it by throwing it out a car window, minus $100.
    STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT — A woman came into the police station to change her story about how she received bruises on her neck. She previously reported a man caused the injuries, and the officer with whom she spoke told her the warrant for his arrest still stood. When  the officer went outside, he noticed the woman in a truck with someone else and went to investigate. The other person was the man who she had accused of injuring her, and he was placed under arrest.
    EAGLE LANDING — A complainant reported a wallet containing $100 cash and various financial and personal cards was taken.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    NESMITH PROCTOR ROAD — (Brooklet) A man told deputies someone entered his Chevrolet S10 and took an amplifier and two speakers.
    C. BROWN ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman said a man came in around 3 a.m., intoxicated and irate, and started an argument.
    OLD POND LANE — (Statesboro) A man told deputies another man stole a white 1985 Chevrolet van.
    U.S. 301 SOUTH — (Statesboro) A man reported the theft of a 200 gallon fuel tank filled with diesel  fuel.
    GABBIES RUN — (Statesboro) A woman said someone stole a number of her checks, and cashed one.
    CLIFTON ROAD — (Statesboro) A man told deputies his son fired a gun several times while inside a home. Responding deputies noted the holes caused by the shotgun discharge and said the man responsible was intoxicated.
    WILLIAM JAMES MIDDLE SCHOOL — (Statesboro) A school administrator told deputies two juveniles who were taken to the office for fighting screamed and cursed at school officials. Deputies had to physically remove the offenders from the school.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 23 warnings, assisted a motorist and investigated two crashes with one injury Wednesday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    SANFORD HALL — Someone reported a bicycle was taken.
   Officers issued  two traffic warnings, investigated three traffic accidents and responded to two fire alarms.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - four calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 14 calls.
    University Police Department — one call.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — two calls.
    Brooklet Police Department — two calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Claxton Police Department — two calls.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Wednesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one call.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — one call.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call, and nine medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — two  medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — one accident call and one medical call.    
    Central 911 operators also routed a call to the Bulloch County Correctional Institute .
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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